Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are once again ready to face each other in a Wimbledon 2019. While everyone thought that the two legends will meet in the Wimbledon 2019 finals, the battle is now of semi-finals. Nadal vs Federer is one of the most interesting rivalries in tennis and fans can’t wait to see each them play against each other.
The match will be played on Friday, July 12 at 1 pm local time (10 am in US time). While Federer has already won eight titles in the European, it won’t be easy to win the ninth title. Nadal will give him a tough fight and the experts favor him to win the semis and even the final match. Here are the reasons why Nadal can beat Federer and win the Wimbledon 2019 semi-finals.
Wimbledon 2019 Semifinal
Rafael Nadal has recently started attacking his opponents in the tennis court and it has been proved effective. Earlier, he just used to play defense, but time has proved that he got amazing offense ability.
On the other hand, Roger Federer relies much more on slower gameplay and have a tough time in handling aggressive players. In the last few Wimbledon matches, Nadal has much more winning points than Federer, which can be an indication of the future game between them.
Serving Ability and Comeback
Nadal has scored 47 aces in the total of five games he played in the Wimbledon 2019 tournament. It is an indication of how much he has perfected his service. Earlier, Federer was called as the king of aces, but this time he has only scored 42, which is way less than Nadal.
Along with that, there are many instances when Nadal was able to come back strong after losing the first round, which Federer might not be able to manage.
Age and Fitness
Roger Federer is currently 37 years old and is planning to retire soon from Tennis. He has also suffered a lot of injuries in the past and relies mostly on experience rather than fitness. On the other hand, Rafael Nadal is just 33 years old and is very energetic on the court. Nadal can easily make his older opponent tired and win the Federer vs Nadal battle easily.